What is shilajit

Raw Shilajit

Shilajit is a pale brown to a blackish sticky substance found in the mountain’s rock. It is exudate from the slow decomposition of the plants.

In Gilgit Baltistan, the shilajit oozes from the rocks of the highest mountains. Shilajit is the complex mixture of plants, humic substances, and microbial metabolites happening in the rocks rhizospheres of their natural habitat.

It is the decomposition of the plant in the rocks thousands of years ago. Shilajit is the rich form of mineral that drips from the cracks of the rocks because of hot weather.

The biotransformation of these plant matters is then extruded from the mountain rocks by geothermal pressure, and local then collects it in the raw form for the purification. Shilajit has a bitter taste and a strong smell.

why shilajit?

Pure shilajit has incredible healing powers; it is an amazing substance that has only arisen from the complex craftsmanship of nature. Gold grade Shilajit is the mixture of organic trace minerals, fulvic acid, humic, carbon-60, amino acids, and many more incredible organic acids that sets it apart from any ordinary mineral supplement.
Shilajit is the only potent substance that has a perfect combination of natural nutrients in balance ratio that your body quickly absorbs, which makes it the best natural medicine of all time.

Our body gets weaker with time, and when we hit older age, it is deficient of different elements, and we lose health, and it leads to show up aging signs. Our body needs an enormous amount of minerals that help the body absorb all the vitamins and nutrients from the food. But, most often, we cannot get these types of minerals from our diet alone.

Nature is always a great healer for all humanity. Almighty Allah mentions in the Quran so many times that Allah is the Lord and creator of the universe, and it is truly beneficial to all people.

“Whatever is in the heavens and on the earth exalts Allah, and He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise.” (Qur’an 61: 1)

The way the shilajit oozes from the rocks, indeed, is an excellent sign and fantastic gift from Allah, what else can be more abundant in minerals than organic shilajit? It has an enormous amount of natural’s minerals, Humic, micro-nutrients, and Fulvic acid.

It is produced by plant residues that have deep roots and formed by the collision of the tectonic plates that happened billions of years before; then, a thick resin comes out as shilajit from these rocks at altitudes above 16000 feet.

It collects after arduous work, purified naturally, and results as sticky brown to blackish, the world’s best natural substance that has over 85 minerals and nutrients. Himalayan Shilajit has an important role in Ayurveda medicine.

Minerals in shilajit

Shilajit is the only natural complex substance that has more than 80 different minerals, a humic acid, and fulvic acid. Because of these beneficial components, shilajit is considered the best natural supplement that helps to cure so many diseases.

The beneficial minerals of shilajit are

Humic acids, Fulvic Acids, Cesium, Dibenzo-alpha pyrones,  Folic, Silver, Silicon, Chromium, Rubidium, B, C, E vitamins, Terpenoids, Molybdenum, Phosphorus, Sulfur, Barium, Zinc, Iron,  Iodine, Vanadium, Carotenoids retinol, Melanoidin, Magnesium, Glycosides, Manganese, Potassium, Phospholipids Triterpenes and Phenolic acids, Tannic acid, Hippuric and Oxalic acid, Sodium, Benzoic acid, Nickel, Bioflavonoids, Polyphenol complexes, Copper, Albuminoids, Antimony, and Strontium.

Benefits of Shilajit

Shilajit used as an important component in the Ayurvedic system for over 3000 years for its enormous health benefits.
It is one of the best, abundant minerals and natural substances that help to recover the shortage of essential minerals in our body. Shilajit is suitable and beneficial for both men and women. In ancient times, it used to be a fundamental substance that was used to heal almost every disease.
The most active substance of shilajit is fulvic acid, humic acid, and lots of minerals that have countless health benefits. Here are some of the incredible benefits for both men and women

Shilajit increases life and regenerates our body cells

Everyone gets old, as we age, we might notice wrinkles on face and forehead or lower energy level; it is happening because of cell damage in the body.
I know you don’t want to be old, but we cannot resist, but we can make the aging process slow. Yes, it’s true!!
Shilajit has excellent antioxidant properties that help to prevent the body cell from damage and slow the process of getting old.
In shilajit, the abundant amount of Fulvic acid provides antioxidants along with 85 minerals to the body, and it heals all the damaged cells and helps to regenerate the cells.
So it increases the potential effect on life span, the people of the mountain region in Pakistan that use shilajit, their life spans are 10-15 years more than the rest of Pakistan.
It is a wonderful natural supplement for physical and mental health that slows down the process of getting old, repairs the damaged cells and regenerates body cells.

Shilajit enhances memory and helps to have a better sleep

Shilajit has a great ability to enhance memory, testosterone levels, and cognitive level naturally.

Fulvic acid and Dibenzo-alpha-pyrones help to improve mental health and prevent the damage of the brain chemicals that are needed for our memory.

Shilajit also has a great ability to reduce anxiety and stress; shilajit works as the best anti-stressing substance that results in better sleep.

It can be the best natural remedy to cure insomnia; people having insomnia must take shilajit as supplements as it works great to improve sleep.

Shilajit also increases longevity, reduces respiratory problems, allergies, stress, and anxiety, etc. It also works as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and the best eliminator of free radicals naturally from the body.

Shilajit is the best natural substance for heart health

Shilajit has an enormous amount of beneficial substances and minerals that prevent our cells and body from damage. The most active and fundamental element in shilajit is Fulvic acid that works as anti-oxidant and protects the heart from cardiovascular damage.
We have witnessed that people living in the highest mountain ranges in Pakistan and take shilajit, living a healthy life with almost no heart problems.
But you must know that shilajit reduces blood pressure sometimes, so shouldn’t be taken if you have a current heart condition.

Shilajit improves sexual health and male fertility

Shilajit improves sexual health and male fertility
It is a very rich source of Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamins BS that helps to stimulate sex hormones in men and women.
Shilajit surprisingly improves fertility and sperm count in men and ovulation in women.
It also has been studied to increase the sperm count. Using shilajit with a glass of warm milk, honey, garlic cloves, and a tablespoon of olive oil boost physical energy.
It is a vibrant organic matter that gives its benefits to the entire world and keeps them healthy.

Shilajit increases your energy and performance

As we get older, our body’s optimal energy and metabolism rate also get slows, but shilajit acts amazingly to stimulate them. When our body cells get nourished at the core, then we feel more awake. The body recovers faster, and we have more energy to enjoy our life with happiness.

Shilajit and obesity

Shilajit is the best source of rich Fulvic acid and the Humic that helps to clean toxin and reduce fats, free radicals, pollutants, etc. from the body. If you are obese and want to minimize some KGs, you must take shilajit with green tea or warm water that works amazingly in weight loss.

Shilajit is best for diabetes

The Fulvic acid is the active substance and potent antioxidant in shilajit that fights oxidation and eliminates free radicals from the body. It helps to control the blood sugar level of diabetic people and stimulates glucose metabolism. You must take shilajit with cinnamon to control your blood sugar level.

Shilajit improves the immunity

Shilajit helps the white blood cells, which known as macrophages, work faster. The macrophages digest and destroy irrelevant materials. So when it strengthened with the Moomiyo, the white blood cells ingest more microbes, bacteria, etc., that increase immunity in the body and endurance naturally. read more benefits of shilajit

Things to know about the quality of shilajit

shilajit-raw-form-orignalExtracting shilajit from the highest mountains, purifying it naturally, and preserves all its active minerals and fundamental elements are the most challenging job that requires lots of hard work, skills, and patience to get the best and natural shilajit.
Don’t be a fool in the hand of some unauthentic vendor that offer low-quality shilajit as its collected from the lower altitude mountains where the rocks are not rich in minerals and pure, so they contaminated it with chemicals.
While to get real shilajit, the villagers surrounding of these mountain ranges use animals as a mode of transport, they walk for miles as they are great climbers, risking their lives hanging with ropes and climbing on the steep rock wall.
We are the team of professional mountain climber that hunt for shilajit in the mountain. The group spends 2-3 weeks to extract the pure shilajit of the world in raw form.
In Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan, our team climb up to 16000ft to 18000ft to hunt the shilajit rocks, keep digging and looking for hours, even spends a couples of days to bring few kilos shilajit rocks down. It then carries to nearby villages for purification with the help of animals.
In recent years, the popularity and awareness of shilajit have increased so much that so many vendors take interest and popularize this business. There are lots of companies that are selling shilajit; they even don’t follow the proper way of purification as it is time-consuming. They collect shilajit in the raw form of rocks, then the start boiling to filtrate the shilajit to make a quick resin from the raws rocks. Almost 99% of companies don’t go with a natural way of purification and boil it, as this method takes only a few hours.
After extracting raw shilajit, our qualified teams start purification naturally. There is a natural way to purify the shilajit that is Sun drying method; it is the only method used for thousands of years. Sun-drying purification preserves all the active elements and a mineral in an original form that makes is as an immortal substance. In sun drying filtrate; then it remains 3-4 weeks in Sun below 40 degrees until it becomes the finest shilajit resin.
It is, therefore, advised to buy shilajit that produced only by the natural way of Sun drying purification; it is the only potent shilajit.

How to check the purity of shilajit?

As there are lots of companies selling Shilajit, almost 99% are offering very low-quality Shilajit. But, there are some tests from which we can know the purity and authenticity of Shilajit.
Texture and color; Shilajit is the brown to the blackish tar-like substance. The color is much similar to a red wine when it is dissolved in the water. Shilajit can change its structure with temperature if it is in cold places, it becomes like a rock, and but if it feels warm, it becomes sticky.
Smell; Pure Shilajit strong organic earthy and fresh smell.
Solubility; Pure Shilajit soluble in the water; although it takes a little bit longer, it can dissolve in water well. However, pure Shilajit will never dissolve in alcohol or oil.
Purification; It is also an old technique that ancient people used to check the purity of Shilajit; it is simple. Take a small amount of Shilajit, keep between your teeth, and press it. If you feel any grit or sand, that means Shilajit has impurities and not well purified.
There is also a claim that Shilajit never catches flame if you expose to the fire; it becomes ash. detail guide about how to check purity of shilajit

How to use Shilajit?

This is the most important question that pops up in mind, how to use shilajit?
Well it depends upon your age and the purpose of which you are using for, however, the locals of Gilgit Baltistan recommended some quantity that is;
  • Take a size of grain (300-500mg) and mix it in the warm drinking water; it must dissolve completely. Drink this water on an empty stomach half an hour before your breakfast.
  • If you are using to enhance your energy level, you add a teaspoon of honey and clove of garlic cut in small pieces, mix with shilajit liquid and drink it.
  • It can use green tea without sugar during the day; most people from mountain areas prefer to drink with green tea.
  • As gold grade shilajit has a powerful smell and bitterness and taste, it may not sound suitable for lots of people. In this case, you can keep in your spoon and swallow it with your food such as rice, etc. and then drink a glass of water.
I love to take it with warm milk and honey, you must try it with milk and honey, for a better result takes it before you go to bed. read full guide of how you can use shilajit

Side effects of shilajit

Shilajit is the only natural and potent supplement that comes with countless health benefits. However, there are might some side effects of shilajit.
If you have hearth problems, severe health conditions, or you are pregnant, please, you must consult your GP before taking gold grade shilajit. It is also recommended to avoid the shilajit if you have the following situations.

  • serious heart or blood pressure issue
  • high level of iron in the blood
  • virus infections
  • chronic allergies
  • sleeping disorder
  • sinusitis, runny nose
  • Not suitable for the children or toddler that is younger than three years.

Why shilajit4u?

As you know, there are many companies either selling low-quality shilajit in the market, or they are mixing chemicals in it. Finding a pure shilajit is hard to find, but don’t worry, we are providing the best quality shilajit from the highest mountains of Gilgit Baltistan and Hunza. You might wonder that what makes us so specials.
We are the only local team living in the village of these mountains, extract it ourselves, purified naturally by the sun-drying process to keep all its minerals preserve and deliver the best quality shilajit in Pakistan.
Shilajit4u is not commercialized companies that compromise over quality by adding chemicals etc.; we don’t use unnatural way of purifications. We go with nature; and deliver the gold grade shilajit to you with the same condition as we extract from rocks.
You will get 100% organic and natural shilajit that purified by the sun-drying process, it took weeks to turn out in gold grade shilajit.

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